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Theatre of Blood (1973) Douglas Hickox, Vincent Price, Diana Rigg, Ian Hendry, Comedy, Horror

Theatre of Blood (1973)
Edward Lionheart (Vincent Price) stars as an actor overlooked for a critics’ acting award, despite producing a season of Shakespeare plays. After confronting the Critics’ Circle, an attempted suicidal dive into the Thames results in Lionheart being rescued by your typical paraffin/meths/turps swigging tramps. Lionheart then (presumed dead) exacts his grizzly, and quite amusing revenge on the critics who denied him his finest hour.
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Sitting Target (1972) Douglas Hickox, Oliver Reed, Jill St. John, Ian McShane, Action, Crime, Drama

Sitting Target (1972)
Escaped convicts Harry Lomart (Oliver Reed) and Birdy Williams (Ian McShane) are lying low before they prepare to skip the country. However, Lomart can’t control his rage at being cheated by his wife, Pat (Jill St. John), whilst he was inside, so he decides to kill her and her secret lover before he goes. This causes all sorts of complications to their escape plans.
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